Writing the Constitution: Would you like to learn more?

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

On this day in 1787, the United States Constitution was signed at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Shortly after the signing, the Constitution was sent to the states for ratification.

Plan your visit to the Museum of the American Revolution: https://www.amrevmuseum.org/at-the-museum/visit

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